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The overall objectives of the BTSF Training Programme/Course on Course 4: Cross-sectoral training on market controls agri-food, wine, spirit drinks  are:

  • Goal 1: full grasp of the legal framework.
  • Goal 2: perfect command of the organisational aspects of controls.
  • Goal 3: in-depth knowledge of the preliminary steps of the control activity.
  • Goal 4: in-depth knowledge of official controls in the whole chain.
  • Goal 5: full awareness of the importance of correct reporting and communication activities.
  • Goal 6: complete integration of all the information provided in the course.


The course addresses the following topics:

  • Topic 1: Legal framework and protection of GIs/TSGs for the sectors of wine, spirit drinks and agricultural products and foodstuffs 
  • Topic 2: Specificities of control activities in the sectors of wine, spirit drinks and agricultural products and foodstuffs with GIs/TSGs
  • Topic 3: Market controls in physical marketplaces 
  • Topic 4: Market controls in the e-commerce

Target audience

This Training Programme has been designed for the profiles and positions described below. Please verify compliance with the selection criteria before submitting or validating applications.

  • Staff of competent authorities involved in planning and coordinating market control activities of agri-food, wine or spirit drinks sectors (preferably at central level) and field inspectors involved in the delivery of such controls
  • Staff of delegated control bodies to which specific tasks related to market control activities of the quality schemes in the agri-food, wine or spirit drinks sectors  have been delegated
  • Staff of national accreditation bodies and customs authorities involved in the agri-food, wine or spirit drinks sectors.

Applicants must have a good working level of English.

Calendar and locations

Session Start Date End Date City Country
1 24/01/2022 28/01/2022 Online
2 04/07/2022 08/07/2022 - Online
3 17/01/2023 20/01/2023 Athens Greece
4 27/06/2023 30/06/2023 Marseille France
5 21/11/2023 24/11/2023 Athens Greece